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George Clarkson, An Oral History


Published February 3, 1992


Description: Oral interview with George Clarkson, born 1929, in Bishop, California. Stories relate to Mr. Clarkson's father's employment with Southern Sierras Power Company, early ranching life in the Owens Valley, specificlaly Alfalfa ranching, the Narrow Gauge Railroad, the founding of the Spark Plug Mine and other mining ventures located in the White Mountains, bootleggers at Yellow Jacket Springs, and anecdotes about local characters including Dutch Pete and Richie Conway.

Call Number: 2014_CAVPP_.2.1-3 OH 128

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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).


Date 1992-02-03
Source 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Run time 03:06:55
Language English
Contact Information Eastern California Museum, 155 N. Grant Street, Independence, CA 93526, Telephone: (760) 878-0258, email: ecmuseum@inyocounty.us, http://www.inyocounty.us/ecmsite/


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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette